If anxiety and fear about the future have been making it hard for you to sleep amid the coronavirus pandemic, you are far from alone. A SleepStandards survey of just over 1,000 Americans found that more than three-quarters, 77%, said their sleep had been affected. Asked why the crisis has been keeping them up at night, 48% said it’s because of anxiety, 26% named worry about the safety of loved ones, 23% cited loneliness, and 23% pointed to an inconsistent sleep schedule. Surveyors asked respondents what they’ve been trying to do to help their insomnia, 46% said avoiding the news, 40% reported reading before bed, 27% said using sleep supplements, 21% said doing meditation or yoga, and 16% said having sex.
Read more about the study here: https://sleepstandards.com/coronavirus-and-sleep-survey/